A primary concern of parents dropping off their toddler, as young as age 2, in an immersion environment is that the child has all the normal separation anxiety being placed in the care of someone who is not their relative, in addition to being with someone speaking a language foreign to him/her. So, what can we expect and how we can make this easier for all involved?
Learn what you can do to make this big transition to preschool easier for your child. You’ll find a timeline for all the things that need to be done to help toddlers prepare for preschool and guidance on saying a “good good-bye” on your child’s first day.
The Separation Process: How Is It Done in an Immersion Environment? – https://hwis-staging.com/the-separation-process-how-is-it-done-in-immersion/
Preschool Prep: Helping Toddlers Prepare for Preschool – https://www.zerotothree.org/resource/preschool-prep-how-to-prepare-your-toddler-for-preschool/
Helping preschoolers cope with separation anxiety – https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/helping-preschoolers-cope-with-separation-anxiety